The court-rejected clean air rule would have prevented around 34,000 premature deaths a year and provided $280bn in health-related economic benefits.
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Australia’s huge coal industry is resting on a speculative bubble that ignores global carbon budgets and exposure to rapid devaluation
Earth’s land, oceans and biosphere are now in extreme danger, but this doesn’t seem to be driving the urgent measures required to arrest current trends.
A Bordeaux winery has announced plans to capture CO2 produced during fermentation and convert it into sodium bicarbonate to be used for making toothpaste.
Despite heatwave conditions causing Australia’s electricity demand to buck its dropping trend, coal-fired power and NEM emissions continue their retreat.
Report says US President likely to continue his climate push – particularly in curbing power plant emissions – in his State Of The Union address next week.
EU proposes 40% CO2 cut by 2030, 30% renewables; IMF says $2tn/yr fossil fuel subsidies a ‘major global problem;’ US renewables up, coal, nuclear down.
Lessons from America’s fight to deliver tough new auto pollution standards should serve as a guide to slashing power plant emissions and oil use.
NOAA says atmospheric CO2 underwent one of its biggest single-year jumps ever in 2012, making it more unlikely global warming can be limited to 2C.
Who’s leading Australia’s low-carbon revolution? Crikey has compiled a list of 25 people doing the heavy lifting to transform the economy and cut emissions.
A Stanford University team proposes an aggressive climate strategy in which plants deployed on a massive scale grab carbon out of the atmosphere.